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the Retro Romper

Added Jul 20, 2011

by sunnilj9

Salt Lake City, ...






This is a romper I made from vintage 1970s Simplicity 6904. It was getting pretty hot around here and it was time to keep cool with something new. Having never made a romper before, I’m amazed at their sweet yet sexy appeal. So easy to wear too, an all in one outfit. For more details, check out my blog post.

Material Notes

Cotton Seersucker, thread, buttons, elastic, self made bias tape




Garment Type
Beach, Casual, Vintage

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    Aug 13, 2011, 03.24 PMby wildcatspow

    Congrats on being the PotW! Totally deserved— I love this romper!

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    Aug 13, 2011, 11.40 AMby aakmensah

    I love it !!!

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    Aug 12, 2011, 10.24 PMby seasidelaundry

    I love the tailored details. Worth the effort-cotton candy sweet!

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    Aug 12, 2011, 08.49 PMby daughterfish


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    Jul 22, 2011, 02.54 PMby mcphoon

    This is so cute!

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    Jul 22, 2011, 01.28 PMby peaches2218

    just adorable!

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    Jul 22, 2011, 09.00 AMby anamonde

    wow super! I’m thinking about doing another one, is it your own pattern?

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    Jul 21, 2011, 09.33 AMby Margit Klade

    I love this!! And even though I’ve never like a romper that much before I may just be thinking about making one for myself also.

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    Jul 21, 2011, 06.18 AMby Ralf Schmitz

    great looks and great photos too (and you have lovely weather, wich we do not have for such a long time here!)!!

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    Jul 20, 2011, 10.31 PMby kelerabeus

    Never thought that I’m a romper kind of girl, but here I am loving everything about it! The fabric looks like candy, just adorable. And I love your hat!

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    Jul 20, 2011, 09.56 PMby nookie

    super sweet and a great fit.

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    Jul 20, 2011, 06.18 PMby taketina

    The first romper that don`t reminds me of a babys suit! It looks great on you – the look of summer – and the striped fabric is very nice.

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    Jul 20, 2011, 06.12 PMby rachelnyc

    I <3 everything about this, so cute!

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    Jul 20, 2011, 05.43 PMby clorofil

    So adorable!

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